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Kingdom Women

The launch of The Black Swan Effect

[Tweet “IT’S OFFICIAL! THE BLACK SWAN EFFECT IS NOW LIVE ON AMAZON. Yay!!”]   Here’s the link to The Black Swan Effect: A Response to Gender Hierarchy in the Church on Amazon. Both paperback and Kindle editions are available. I’m so grateful to the team of women–my wonderful friends Peggy Batcheller-Hijar, Jan Diss, Katie Driver, Suzette Lambert… Read More

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Kingdom Women

Neil Cole on The Black Swan Effect

The Verge conference was last weekend. I always look forward to spending time with good friends who make it to Austin for the conference.  Neil Cole is one of the contributors to The Black Swan Effect, and he came and hung out with us at our home when the conference was over. I took the… Read More

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Kingdom Life

Primal Fire

Primal Fire: Reigniting the Church with the Five Gifts of Jesus is Neil Cole’s latest book. Disclosure: Neil is a good friend of Tony’s and mine. We’ve spent many an evening in our hot tub enjoying a glass of wine and discussing theology and church planting and putting the world to rights. I love all his… Read More

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Kingdom Women

Update on the book on women

Most people who read this blog know that, although its main emphasis is usually on simple/organic church, for several months I’ve been writing consistently about women. The reason? For the past two years, I’ve been compiling a book on women in the Kingdom. That process is very now very nearly finished. Just the final details… Read More

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Leadership

A book that might just change your life

Some months ago I had the privilege of reading the manuscript of Neil Cole's latest book, "Journeys to Significance." I have found myself thinking back to it and applying its principles on numerous occasions since then. For a long time, I have prayed, "Lord, help me to finish life well."  Too many Christians start their… Read More

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Discipleship within simple/organic/house churches

  No discussion of discipleship within the organic/simple/house church movement would be complete without pointing people towards Life Transformation Groups (LTGs).  Many years ago the Lord posed a series of questions to Neil Cole:  What would you do if 100 people came to Christ this week?  What would you do if 1000 people came to… Read More

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2007 National House Church Conference – Its not too late to register

We all rejoice in the good things that are happening in many traditional church settings. But it is clear, as evidenced in George Barna’s book, REVOLUTION, that Jesus is pointing many of his people outside of the buildings that have come to define Christianity as we have known it. Mass movements of Christians into new… Read More